|Leo Marcus Family Collection (Volume Folder 1/1) - Marcus (Family : Marcus, Leo, 1891-)|
This collection contains papers pertain to the emigration of the family of Leo Marcus from Berlin to Shanghai in 1940, and later to the United States. These papers include vital documents like birth certificates, as well as passports, affidavits, and transcriptions of vital documents. There are also several German passports, and an inoculation certificate for Guenter Marcus from Shanghai. A few items relate to Jewish life in Berlin and Shanghai, notable among them an illustrated circular from th...
Keywords: American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee; Jewish refugees; Jews
|Hilf far Yidn oyf yener zayṭ yam barikhṭ fun "Dzshoinṭ" far dem yohr 1940 un di ershṭe finf ḥadoshim fun yohr 1941 - American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee|
Keywords: American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945; Jews
|Patricia Uhlmann Speaks About The Joint Distribution Committee at 100 - Patricia Uhlmann|
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), Patricia Uhlmann, chair of the Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City and a JDC board member discusses the organization and its role in Jewish life. She spoke at Congregation Beth Torah, Overland Park, Kansas on 14 February 2014 at a joint service with Congregation B'nai Jehudah of Overland Park and is introduced by Rabbis Mark H...
Keywords: Congregation Beth Torah; Rabbi Mark H. Levin; Jewish; audio; podcast; podcasts; podcasting; Torah; Judaism; sermon; sermons; webcast; webcasts; webcasting; D'var Torah; Reform Judaism; JDC; Patricia Uhlmann; American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
|The Jews of Morocco, Tunisia, India... - Dr. Zvi Feine|
Dr. Zvi Feine, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) Director for Africa and Asia and Deputy Director of JDC-Israel, speaking at Shabbat eve services at Congregation Beth Torah in Overland Park, Kansas. In the October 26, 2007 presentation, he discusses Jewish communities that we don't hear very much about, in Morocco, Tunisia, Turkey, India, China, Iraq and Iran.
Keywords: Congregation Beth Torah; Dr. Zvi Feine; Rabbi Mark H. Levin; Kansas City; Jewish; audio; podcast; podcasts; podcasting; Judaism; webcast; webcasts; webcasting; Reform Judaism; JDC; Joint Distribution Committee; Morocco; Tunisia; Turkey; India; China; Iraq; Iran
|Kamil Kijek 30Apr2013 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (EliseK)|
Kamil Kijek was interviewed by Christa Whitney on April 30, 2013 at Wroclaw University, Poland.To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Kamil Kijek Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Wroclaw University, Poland, April 30, 3013. Video recording: https://archive.org/details/KamilKijek30Apr2013YiddishBookCenter ([date accessed])
Keywords: Kamil Kijek; Wroclaw; Poland; England; Joint Distribution Committee; Museum of the History of Jews in Poland; Advice; Favorite Yiddish word; Yiddish words; Literature; Career and Professional Life; Scholarship; Academia; Holocaust; Education; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; Israel; Zionism; Eastern Europe; Politics and political movements; Youth group; Summer camp; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Anti-Semitism; Jewish community; Assimilation; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
|Arthur Prinz Collection 1908-1980 - Prinz, Arthur, 1898-1981|
This collection details the life and work of the economist and professor Arthur Prinz. Much of his research and writing focused on the works of Marx as well as the relationship between German Jews and the economy. In addition to these topics, Prinz, who worked with the Hilfsverein der deutschen Juden in the 1930s, also wrote extensively on the subjects of emigration and immigration, especially of German Jewry
Keywords: Baeck, Leo 1873-1956; Einstein, Albert 1879-1955; Asociación Filantrópica Israelita; American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee; Association of Jewish Refugees in Great Britain; Council of Jews from Germany; Germania Judaica (Cologne, Germany); Hilfsverein Deutscher Frauen; Hitahadut ole Germanyah ve-ole Ostriyah (Palestine); Israelitische Kultusgemeinde München; Jewish Agency for Palestine; Jewish National Fund; National Co-ordinating Committee for Aid to Refugees and Emigrants Coming from Germany; Philo Verlag; Westfälischer Provinzialverein für Wissenschaft und Kunst; Reichsvertretung der Juden in Deutschland, Berlin (1933-1943); Research Foundation for Jewish Immigration; William Volker Fund; Zionistische Vereinigung für Deutschland; Jewish culture and contexts; Education, Higher; Jewish leadership; Jews; Kristallnacht, 1938; Socialism; Public welfare; Zionism; Refugee; Business; Economic
|Julie Wise Oreck - 2-July-2007 - Katrina's Jewish Voices - Jewish Women's Archive|
Julie Wise Oreck, a ‘fifth-generation Louisiana Jew’ and philanthropist, was interviewed on July 2, 2007 by Rosalind Hinton. The wife of Marshall Oreck, an executive at the Oreck vacuum corporation, she has served on the boards of many Jewish organizations, particularly those supporting Israel advocacy, youth causes, and education. Displaced from her home by the flooding after Hurricane Katrina, she traveled to Houston with her mother and two daughters, where they stayed in a hotel for weeks...
Keywords: Jewish Women's Archive; Hurricane Katrina, 2005 Personal narratives; Hurricane Katrina, 2005 Press coverage; Hurricane Katrina, 2005 Political aspects; Jews Louisiana; Touro Synagogue (New Orleans, La.); Oreck family; Philanthropy; Christmas tree; Temple Sinai (New Orleans, La.); Jewish Community Center; Haggadah; United Jewish Appeal; United Jewish Communities; American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee; AIPAC; Orthodox Judaism; Holocaust; Manor, Ehud Anecdotes; Intifada, 2000-; Andover (Academy); Natural disasters; SPCA; Levees; Tulane University; Fundraising; Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America; Chabad; Telushkin, Joseph, 1948-; Hillel Foundation; National Council of Jewish Women; Lee, Spike; Flood insurance claims; Superdome (New Orleans, La.); Child care; Serotta, Edward; Hebrew University (Jerusalem); Maccabiah Games; Reconstructionist Judaism; Suicide; Levees; Reform Judaism; Abivale; Isidore Newman School; Jewish Assimilation; Otzma; Israeli media; Torah Academy, New Orleans; Tikkun olam; Lion of Judah conferences; National Young Leadership Cabinet; Israel and Overseas Pillar (organization); Beit Shemesh; fear of rape; Jewish Endowment; Institute of Southern Jewish Life; Oral History; Rosalind Hinton; Hurricane Katrina; New Orleans; Julie Wise Oreck